Several ABA teams entered the NBA as expansion teams under the terms of the NBA-ABA merger
First Round
Semi-Finals
Conf. Finals
Finals
BOS 2
SA 0
WAS 2
CLE 1
GS 2
DET 1
POR 2
CHI 1
PHI 4
BOS 3
HOU 4
WAS 2
LAL 4
GS 3
DEN 2
POR 4
PHI 4
HOU 2
LAL 0
POR 4
 
PHI 2
POR 4
Champ
POR
1976-77 NBA Champion Portland Trail Blazers

First Round

Best of 3-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
4/13vs Cleveland (6)W  109-100 1-0
4/15at Cleveland (6)L  83-91 1-1
4/17vs Cleveland (6)W  104-98 2-1

Conference Semifinals

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
4/19at Houston (2)W  111-101 1-0
4/21at Houston (2)L  118-124
OT
1-1
4/24vs Houston (2)W  93-90 2-1
4/26vs Houston (2)L  103-107 2-2
4/29at Houston (2)L  115-123 2-3
5/1vs Houston (2)L  103-108 2-4

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